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Visit Loch Lomond Winter Competition 2016-17

Win two nights bed & breakfast and Visit Loch Lomond

Killearn conservation village lies on the Highland Boundary Fault, the imaginary divide that separates Highland from Lowland Scotland. This peaceful, very picturesque village in west central Scotland, nestles at the foot of the scenic Campsie Fells and is within easy reach of  Loch Lomond as well as the cities of  Glasgow and Stirling.

The Buchanan Monument, located in the village across from the Killearn Hotel, was erected in 1788 to commemorate George Buchanan (1506-1582). George Buchanan was a great scholar and tutor to King James VI of Scotland (and I of England). He was born at The Moss in Killearn and started his education in the village before studying in St Andrews and Paris.

Wake up at Hill View B&B which has magnificent views of the Kilpatrick Hills. After a hearty full Scottish Breakfast enjoy exploring the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Upon your return in the evening, you may want to enjoy dining in a local restaurant or just cosy up by our roaring log fire and sip a complimentary dram . A warm welcome awaits at Hill View!

To win 2 nights bed & breakfast and Visit Loch Lomond, answer the following question:

Q: Which monarch was a pupil of George Buchanan?

E-mail your answer to, placing the subject as 'Loch Lomond Winter Competition'
Competition closes 28th February 2017 when the winner will be announced. Terms and conditions apply.

The winner of our autumn competition is Mr Martin from Halifax who wins a break at Rowardennan Hotel on Loch Lomond. Congratulations!


Loch Lomond

Broken clouds, light rain
  • Broken clouds, light rain
  • Temperature: 13 °C
  • Wind: Southwest, 12.7 mph
  • Pressure: 1006 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 82 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
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Sat, 2018-06-16 14:50

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